Environmental Health Bureau
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This report summarizes all water quality data collected at Site SVC-05, Spring Valley Creek in the Kalamazoo River at Spring Brook Basin of the Kalamazoo River Corridor Sub-Watershed, which is part of the larger Kalamazoo River Watershed. (see map to the right)

Water sampling and measurements are conducted by Environmental Health Bureau staff.

Kalamazoo River at Spring Brook (State of Michigan Basin ID #: 17 65)
       Spring Valley Creek
              SVC-05West side of Nazareth Road, between Gull Road and East 'G' AvenueKalamazoo Charter Township (1)


Site Code: SVC-05, Spring Valley Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
08/13/200812:30101.771.6N/AN/A8.130.6860.40.8
06/18/200810:25201.468.29.7106.6%8.230.6380.41.6
04/23/200812:2198.772.212.2140.7%8.390.6960.53.0
10/24/200709:25307.653.08.679.6%7.840.6980.57.7
07/19/200711:00206.475.56.982.3%7.980.6580.41.1
06/07/200709:40139.669.39.3104.1%7.960.6630.48.3
05/03/200712:3025.369.59.2103.0%8.550.6750.42.8
03/22/200713:0522.649.79.382.2%8.190.5830.45.0
01/04/200715:0014.440.912.497.0%8.330.6970.51.7
11/02/200612:3841.741.410.985.9%8.100.7130.51.4
09/26/200613:15163.163.38.689.4%7.980.6820.43.4
08/09/200612:20193.580.78.9111.6%8.100.6180.41.1
07/12/200612:1569.777.35.465.7%7.810.6700.4N/A
06/14/200613:0584.281.710.2129.1%8.320.6290.4N/A
05/23/200612:5549.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
04/13/200613:0013.566.14.246.7%8.880.6750.412.2
02/22/200614:452.044.68.672.5%8.340.7220.58.7
Summary
Statistics
Count1716151516161614
Average102.164.18.993.1%8.200.6690.44.2
Minumum2.040.94.246.7%7.810.5830.40.8
Maximum307.681.712.4140.7%8.880.7220.512.2
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for SVC-05 (Spring Valley Creek) between February 2006 and August 2008. This site is located in Section Number 1 of Kalamazoo Charter Township, West side of Nazareth Road, between Gull Road and East 'G' Avenue.
 
 1 out of 17 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 5 out of 17 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 11 out of 17 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.